Expanded coverage: Look for Glasgow’s hot new hotels and riverside attractions, and fresh restaurant and lodging options in popular Highland areas and on the Isle of Skye.
Special Features: Selected features focus on helping travelers experience the essence of Scotland, including choosing the best castles to see, planning a whisky distillery visit, and discovering great local fare. A chapter on the country’s greatest golf courses includes tips for playing them.
Indispensable Trip Planning Tools: Features such as Top Attractions, Great Itineraries, and best bets for hotels and restaurants in Edinburgh and Glasgow make planning simple; If You Like highlights where to find the best of eight top Scottish experiences from festivals to island havens. Convenient overviews present each region and its highlights, and chapter planning sections have savvy advice for making the most of your time and getting around by car and public transportation, including island hopping.
Discerning Recommendations: Fodor’s Scotland offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor’s Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. “Word of Mouth” quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.
About the Author
Mike Gonzalez is professor emeritus of Latin American studies at University of Glasgow in Scotland.